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Expanding the region’s capacity for health and care innovation, improved training and cross-sector research.

Oxford Academic Health Partners cultivate transformative partnerships across Oxford’s centres for research, education and clinical practice to deliver solutions for best-in-class health and care for people with both physical and mental health problems.

Our vision is of an integrated, fertile innovation ecosystem across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and beyond that can rapidly address local and global health and care challenges.

What we do


Brokering partnerships

We convene Oxford’s world-renowned expertise, research assets and skills, facilitating partnerships aligned with national strategies and the needs of patients and service users.


Facilitating joint-working

We support streamlined joint working practices so that our NHS and academic partners can collaborate effectively to tackle the most pressing health and care challenges across our villages, towns, and cities.


Supporting our workforce

We champion research literacy across the clinical and allied health disciplines to help build and maintain the foundations for robust, interdisciplinary health and care research.



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Staff nominees and their nominators gathered together at Oxford...

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Supported by an independent team, Oxford Academic Health Partners is led by some of the most senior representatives from across Oxford’s academic, research and NHS organisations:

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford Brookes University
University of Oxford
Oxford Academic Health Science Network